Matthew Rhys
Matthew Rhys (Image Source: Matthew's Instagram)

An actor is a person who portrays a character in a television movie or series and uses their role to deliver the story's message. Being an actor or actress is a pleasant profession. There are many actors who have worked in the film industry for a long time in supporting roles but have yet to land the leading role, whereas others achieve popularity and notoriety soon after making their screen debuts and have the chance to play the lead. While we are on the subject of actors, let's talk about Welsh actor Matthew Rhys.

Matthew Rhys Evans aka Matthew Rhys is a rising star in the Hollywood film industry who got fame after playing the role of Philip Jennings in the TV series The Americans which was released in 2013 and ended in 2018. For his outstanding role in that TV series, he also won Primetime Emmy Awards under the category of Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series in 2018.

When Was Matthew Rhys Born?

Born on November 4, 1974, Matthew Rhys is the youngest son of parents Mr. Glyn Evans and Mrs. Helen Evans. His father Glyn Evans was a school principal while his mother Helen Evans used to teach music to the blind. Matthew's age as of 2022 is 47 years old and his zodiac is Scorpio.

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Matthew Rhys

He was born and raised in a lovely, semi-detached Victorian brick home in Cardiff, a lovely city in the United Kingdom.  He belongs to the Welsh nationality and follows the Roman Catholic religion. He has an elder sister whose name is Rachel Evans. Rachel Evans works as a  BBC broadcast journalist. He shares lovely childhood memories with his sister, including going to the beaches, boating, sailing, and working on the farm.

Where Did Matthew Rhys Receive His Education?

For his school education, he attended two different schools named Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Melin Gruffydd and Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf. He used to watch lots of American shows in childhood and soon developed an interest in acting. So to fulfill his dream of becoming an actor Matthew studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London and received his graduation certificate in theater arts.

What Is The Professional Career Of Matthew Rhys?

When Matthew Rhys was 23 years old, he began his professional acting career in 1997. He made two TV appearances in that year: one as PC Steve Higson in the TV series Backup and another as Boyo in the TV series House of America.  And in 1999, he made appearances in three different Tv shows named Heart, Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? And Titus and one TV Series called Greenstone. Likewise, after playing several minor roles, he finally got his first lead role in 2006 in Tv series Brothers & Sisters in which he portrayed the role of Kevin Walker. 

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For his astounding performance, Matthew received awards like Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (2018) and Critics Choice Television Awards for  Best Actor in a Drama Series (2019) after appearing in the 2013-2018 Tv series called The Americans in which he portrays a Russian spy disguising himself as a suburban American dad named Philip Jennings. Similar to this, his other TV series and movies include Death and Nightingales, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, The Violin, Down the Caravan, The Bastard Executioner, The Owl House, Tuca & Bertie, Perry Mason, Extrapolations, etc. 

Who Is The Wife Of Matthew Rhys?

Matthew Rhys is relishing a wonderful relationship with his partner Keri Russell. Keri Russel is also an actress as her husband who has appeared in movies like Into the West, The Magic of Ordinary Days, Felicity, We are soldiers, etc. Both being actors, their love story indeed transformed from being an on-screen married couple on The Americans to now real-life couple goals.

Talking about their dating history, Matthew first met Keri in a parking lot after a kickball party in 2000 when he was 26 years old. He fell in love with her at first sight and gathered the courage to ask for her phone number while drunk. Moreover, their love story took a new turn after both of them were featured in the 2013 Tv series The Americans.

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Matthew Rhys with his wife Keri Russell

God gave him another chance to win her heart so he tried his best to gain her trust this time.  As a result, he succeeded and the couple started dating each other. Finally, in 2014 Matthew and his partner Keri Russel were officially in a relationship. They are now enjoying their happy life together. 

As the duo share relationship like that of husband and wife, many people think Keri to be Matthew's first wife. They indeed are a real-life couple but Matthew isn't Keri's first partner. Prior to Matthew, Keri was married to Shane Deary a contractor. Their wedding was held in February 2007 and they divorced in early 2013.

How Many Children Does Matthew Rhys Have?

According to the wiki, Matthew Rhys and his partner Keri Russell share one son together who was born in May 2016 after 2 years of their marriage. His name is Sam and is 4 years old. Similarly, Keri and her former partner are parents to 2 kids: a son and a daughter. They first welcomed a baby boy named River in June 2007 and he was then joined by his baby sister Willa in December 2011.

What Is The Net Worth Of Matthew Rhys?

The net worth of Matthew Rhys is $12 Million and his salary per episode is $100 thousand per episode. He has played in many films and Tv series in his career so it’s likely that he earns most of his income from his professional career as an actor. Matthew is now living a lavish lifestyle with his family in Brooklyn, New York, United States.

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What Are The Physical Stats Of Matthew Rhys?

Matthew Rhys stands at the tall height of 5 feet 11 inches which is 1.80 meters and has a body weight of around 75 kg. His weight is 32 inches. He has an athletic body type. His eyes are blue and have short black hair that suits his personality.

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